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Gonzaga's Kelly Olynyk named WCC Player of the Week

<I>Kelly Olynyk is the second Gonzaga player to earn WCC Player of the Week honors this season.</I>
 
Kelly Olynyk is the second Gonzaga player to earn WCC Player of the Week honors this season.
 
 

Jan. 7, 2013

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- The West Coast Conference has announced its Men's Basketball Player of the Week award-winner for January 7, 2013.

WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
KELLY OLYNYK, R-JR., C, GONZAGA

Gonzaga center Kelly Olynyk is the West Coast Conference Player of the Week after lifting the Bulldogs to three road victories. Olynyk averaged 23.3 points on 66% field goal shooting (23-of-35), while pulling down 7.7 rebounds per game. Olynyk scored 21 points in a win at Oklahoma State, 16 in a win at Pepperdine, and a career-high 33 in a win at Santa Clara. Olynyk also connected on 84.6% of his free throw attempts (22-for-26) for the Bulldogs, who are off to their best start ever as a Division I program.

Also nominated: Matt Carlino, BYU; Stacy Davis, Pepperdine; cody Doolin, San Francisco

2012-13 WCC MEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Nov. 12 Kevin Foster, Santa Clara
Nov. 19 Johnny Dee, San Diego
Nov. 26: Elias Harris, Gonzaga
Dec. 3: Cole Dickerson, San Francisco
Dec. 10: Johnny Dee, San Diego
Dec. 17: Brandon Davies, BYU
Dec. 24: Marc Trasolini, Santa Clara
Dec. 31: Tyler Haws, BYU
Jan. 7: Kelly Olynyk, Gonzaga